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ALA Diversity Research Grant Program Applications Due Apr. 15

The American Library Association (ALA) is now accepting applications for its Diversity Research Grant (DRG) program. The grant consists of a one-time award of $2,500 and the ALA has encouraged its evaluators to select...

State Dept Promotes Critical Language Learning

The U.S. Department of State has launched a new website, Languages.State.Gov with the intention of developing a “new generation of critical language speakers.”  The website aims to be a one-stop platform for U.S. government language programs...
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The Donald or the Deep Blue Sea

As this year’s presidential election approaches, the choice that Americans will make for the future of this country has become clear—it’s between a nation that embraces the reality of globalization and one that will...

Summary of U.S. Educational Aid Package

The federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocates $13.5 billion for K-12 education through a stabilization fund, of which at least 90% is intended for school districts through the Title I...

Grants to Encourage Study Abroad in the Americas

100,000 Strong in the Americas has announced that its Competition 6, the second funded with support from Santander Bank, will open January 15, 2015 and close March 6, 2015. Competition 6 is open to Higher Education...
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Bilingualism on Steep Rise in U.S.

While a record 64.7 million people ages five and older in the U.S. spoke a language other than English at home in 2015, a growing share of them are also fully proficient in English....

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

March 1, 2011: Student Deadline for submission of online application for Fall 2011 & Summer 2011 study abroad programs. The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International...
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Study Suggests Universal Sounds

In a study that challenges a fundamental concept in linguistics, an analysis of nearly two-thirds of the world’s languages shows that humans tend to use the same sounds for common objects and ideas, no...

Paul Simon Study Abroad Act Reintroduced to House

Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and John Katko (NY-24) recently reintroduced the bipartisan Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Program Act. The bill would establish a competitive grant program, run by the Department of Education, for colleges and universities...
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